Earlier this year, after years of waiting, a crowdfunding campaign was launched to collect all of humour cartoonist Ken Reid‘s Odhams comic strips of the 1960s – featured in Wham!, Smash!, and Pow! – into a pair handsome official hardback collections. The limited collections are now on sale – and to mark our 20th anniversary celebrations at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival,Continue reading Power Pack of Ken Reid books must be won!
The Embassy of Japan continues its search to find the best comic short stories in the UK with the launch of its annual Manga Jiman Competition. This year’s competition, now in its twelfth year, again has two categories; Yonkoma Manga, a comic strip of four panels on one page, for entrants aged between 11 andContinue reading Embassy of Japan 2018 Manga Jiman comics competition details
Myriad Editions has announced the shortlist for its First Graphic Novel Competition 2018: Cathy Brett, Sabba Khan, Clarrie Pope and Blanche Pope, Jenny Robins, Zara Slattery, Anna Trench and Sarah Ushurhe. Find out more about some of the creators… The winner, to be revealed at an event in London on 5th July, will get theContinue reading 2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List Revealed
Soome of the biggest artists in comic books got their break at the legendary award-winning 2000AD – and you could be joining them! The comic’s new art competition – 2000AD Art Stars – launched last week and is inspired by the weekly SF action title’s “Star Scans“, which have been a staple of 2000AD since its earliest days. TgeseContinue reading 2000AD Art Stars competition launched, offering artists chance to feature in Galaxy’s Greatest Comic
In the 1960s, cartoonist Ralph Steadman created the ‘New Cries of London’ – a series of cartoons published in Private Eye that depict London’s mid-century streets and their traders – the street walkers, the touts, the waiters, the cabbies. He was inspired by Paul Sandby’s and Thomas Rowlandson’s 18th century depictions of street hawkers that revealContinue reading Cartoon Museum launches Life on London Streets, a cartoon competition